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Kimberly Berg

State University of New York at Albany
Participates in 1 Session
Kimberly Berg is a Doctoral Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at the State University of New York at Albany. She studies the politics of heritage construction and management, and incorporates themes of minority nationalism into her research on Welsh identity in Wales and Welsh Patagonia. Manuscripts:
(2014). Hidden Heritage: Underlying Ideologies at Three Welsh Heritage Sites. In Practicing Anthropology 36(1): 42-47. Presentations:
(2015May). Welsh Patagonia? Remnants of Colonialist Ideology in Patagonian Tourism Representations. UMass Interdisciplinary Conference, Amherst MA.
(2015April). The Front Line is Everywhere: Internal Colonialism and the Role of Place, Space, and Subjectivity. Latin American and Caribbean Studies Graduate Conference: Decolonization in the 21st Century, UAlbany, Albany NY.
(2015March). Ethnic Collaborators: Using Tourism to Increase Minority Visibility in Chubut Province, Argentina. 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Pittsburgh PA.
(2014Dec). Chubut Valley, Argentina: A Contested Welsh First-place. 113th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Washington D.C.
(2013Nov). Social-Technological Interfaces: A New Direction for Agritourism Destinations. 112th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago IL.
(2013Nov). Heritage and International Relations Through the Cuban Lens: A Potential Future of Tourism Studies. 2013 New England Council of Latin American Studies Conference, Wheaton College, Norton MA.
(2013April). Revitalization Rituals and Creating History: The Welsh Eisteddfod. 35th Annual Warren and Beatrice Susman Conference, Rutgers University History Department, New Brunswick NJ.
(2013March). Hidden Heritage: Underlying Ideologies at Three Welsh Heritage Sites. Society for Applied Anthropology 73rd Annual Meeting, Denver CO.

Sessions in which Kimberly Berg participates

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Kimberly Berg attends

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Architecture and UrbanismPublic event
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Heritage Changes the Local Societies
Heritage changes the local societiesheritage and mobilityPost-colonial heritageGlobal vs local

There are many different kinds of migrants in the contemporary world. They include the familiar figures of refugees or undocumented migrants, associated with and suffering from exclusionary practices, poverty, silencing or repressions; skilled migrants with economic resources but lacking the tools for cultural and social integration; migrants or second generation migrants returning to their homelands and becoming "strangers" there; people moving to several countries as global nomads, etc. An ...

13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Research-Creation Installation or PerformanceHeritage in ConflictsOral History

Around the globe the planning of large-scale memorial-museum projects concerned with violent histories are frequently marred by conflict, omission, and competitions of victimhood. This problem also extends to scholarship on genocide and memory. “Moving memory” is a collaborative multi-sited research exhibition about the Armenian and Roma genocides that proposes creative solutions to these museological and scholarly conflicts around commemoration. Our multi-sited event includes two pr...

15:30 - 17:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Le patrimoine fait aujourd’hui l’objet d’attentions autant que d’agressions et de destructions. Cela peut s’expliquer par les difficultés de son identification ou de sa conservation. Cela peut plus profondément s’expliquer parce que, dès le départ, il célébre un événement ou conserve une mémoire qui peut être ou devenir une source de dissenssions et de conflits politiques. Enfin, sa reconnaissance suscite des gains économiques pour les uns mais des pertes pour les autres. Mais peut-être...

18:00 - 19:00 | 1 hour
Festive Event

To celebrate our film series dedicated to heritage, sponsored by the Department of American Studies at the University of Maryland and the United States Chapter of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, this event will spotlight the iconic Sugar Shack, which is rooted from Quebec to New-England and which is both the place of maple syrup production and of friendly gatherings during the maple syrup season. In a festive atmosphere, delegates will be invited to taste one of the essential of...

19:00 - 19:35 | 35 minutes
Public event

Directed by William Shewbridge and Michelle Stefano USA; 35 mins Presented by Michelle Stefano ___ After 125 years of operation, the Sparrows Point Steel Mill (Baltimore, Maryland) finally closed its doors in 2012. The film, “Mill Stories”, examines the importance of the mill from the perspectives of former workers and community members while connecting their story to the larger narrative of industrial boom and bust. The film seeks to amplify the voices of forme...

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:30 - 8:45 | 1 hour 15 minutes
Public event

(en français) Le centre-ville a été au cœur de nombreuses luttes depuis les années 1970. Le parcours proposé par Martin Drouin, historien, professeur au département d’études urbaines et touristiques de l’Université du Québec à Montréal, présentera quelques combats qui ont marqué la scène patrimoniale et transformé le paysage urbain montréalais. _ Downtown Montreal has been at the centre of numerous struggles since the 1970’s. The itinerary proposed by Martin Drouin, historia...

8:00 - 13:00 | 5 hours

Le patrimoine, ça change quoi ? Ou plutôt, qu'est-ce que c'est ? Et pour qui ? Ces questions sont à l'origine de cette exposition conçue par les étudiants à la maîtrise en muséologie UQAM-UdeM. L'opinion de la communauté uqamienne y est confrontée à des citations de chercheurs, avec comme résultat une mise en perspective originale du discours sur le patrimoine. __ How is heritage important? Or rather, what is heritage? And for whom? Those questions are at the core of this e...